Playlists with tracks by The Focus Group

Sunday 8th September 2019
Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone
The Utopia Strong
10 / 19 Tracks
Kavus Torabi & Michael J York talk about their project with Steve Davis, The Utopia Strong

Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Big Eyed Beans From Venus
Soft Machine The Tale Of Taliesin
Soft Machine Out Of Season
Jade Warrior A Winter's Tale
Oneohtrix Point Never Chrome Country
Cardiacs Day Is Gone
Uniform & The Body Penance
Soft Machine Aubade
Craven Faults Engine Fields
Jean-Claude Vannier La Vie En Live
Peter Zinovieff A Lollipop For Papa
The Focus Group The Green Station Haunt
David Vorhaus Thing For Two
Prince Rama No Way Back
Sunwatchers Love Paste > Brown Ice (Live in Session 17th May 2019 for Tom Ravenscroft)
Kemper Norton Incense
Soft Machine One Over The Eight
The Utopia Strong Konta Chorus
Judy Dyble I Talk To The Wind (feat. Judy Dyble)
Tuesday 27th December 2016
Gideon Coe
Openers (and some closers to take you home) Special
39 / 64 Tracks
Gideon Coe presents a special show of openers (and some closers to take listeners home).

The Cramps Shortnin' Bread
Round Robin I'm The Wolfman
Jaguars Jaguar
Larry Donn Honey Bun
Bruce Langhorne Spring
Bo Diddley Black Soul
Carlos Lamartine Bassoka
Roy Loney and the Phantom Movers Hundred Miles An Hour
The Beatles I'm Down
The Human Beinz Nobody But Me
The Sea Urchins Pristine Christine
Little Richard Bama Lama Bama Loo
The Modern Lovers She Cracked
George Jones White Lightning
Eddie Holman I Surrender
Charles Mingus Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
Willie Mitchell The Champion
Creedence Clearwater Revival Ooby Dooby
The Spencer Davis Group Waltz For Lumumba
Johnny and The Hurricanes Crossfire
Dave Berry My Baby Left Me
Small Faces Grow Your Own
Tito Puente Hit The Bongo
Link Wray The Black Widow
The Fall Psycho Mafia
The Upsetters Popcorn
Elmore James Hawaiian Boogie
The Rutles I Must Be In Love
Joe Maphis Fire On The Strings
The Quik Bert's Apple Crumble
Gene Vincent Bird Doggin'
Howard Tate Stop
The Brilliant Corners Meet Me On Tuesdays
The Wedding Present Once More
Big Duke & His Orchestra Baby Beat It
Monty & The Cyclones Lazy Lou
Terry Edwards The Dice Man
Melt Yourself Down Fix My Life
Aubrey Adams Do Du Wap
Detroit City Limits Ninety-Eight Cents Plus Tax
Lætitia Sadier Je Ne Vois Que Vous (feat. Lætitia Sadier)
Little Joe & The Mustangs South Swell
Antoine Les Elucabrations
Rudy Green Juicy Fruit
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Diddy Wah Diddy
Jacques Dutronc A Le Queeu Les Yvelines
The Crestones She's A Bad Motorcycle
Nathaniel Mayer & His Fabulous Twilights I Had A Dream
Marvin Phillips & The Good Timers Hot Biscuits & Gravy
The Focus Group Starry Wisdom
Piano Red Wild Fire
Tyneham House Coppice Walk
King Horror The Vampire
Pere Ubu Non-Alignment Pact
The Steinways You Been Leading Me On
Frenchie Martin &Eddie Shuliers Reveillers Boogie Woogie Tou Les Temps
Alice Clark You Hit Me Right Where It Hurts
James Taylor Polygraph Test (feat. James Taylor)
Moon Mullican Shoot The Moon
Tom & Jerrio Great Googa Mooga
Rico Rodriguez Soul Of Africa
Duane Eddy Niki Hoeky
Georgie Fame El Bandido
The Breakers Super Jet Rumble
Sunday 17th January 2016
Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone
Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson
15 / 19 Tracks
Jethro Tull's frontman Ian Anderson joins Stuart to talk about his TV special.

David Bowie 'Tis A Pity She Was A Whore
Chelsea Wolfe Carrion Flowers
Caravan In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Jethro Tull Too Old To Rock N' Roll: Too Young To Die
Nicolas Godin Elfe Man
David Bowie Dollar Days
The Durutti Column The Missing Boy
Ensemble intercontemporain Dupree's Paradise
Gryphon The Ploughboy's Dream
The Focus Group Frumious Numinous
Jessamine ...Or What You Mean
The Goody Box Blow Up
Branner Griswell Mongoose Queen
The Doldrums Spirit Elevates Brain
David Bowie Sue (Or In A Season Of Crime)
Lee Stardust Séga Lenoir
Nathalie Stern A Life
DJ Sprinkles House Music Is Controllable Desire You Can Own
Hans-Joachim Roedelius The Belldog
Wednesday 11th November 2015
Late Junction
Wednesday - Anne Hilde Neset
7 / 22 Tracks
Anne Hilde Neset plays spiky gems from the Mego label and cool vintage jazz guitar.

Philip Jeck Called Again
The Focus Group Hey Let Loose Your Love
Oren Ambarchi Quixotism Part 5
Morton Feldman For Bunita Marcus
Nate Wooley Blues
Oneohtrix Point Never Animals
Patrick Cowley Pigfoot
ambiq parton's double vision
Mayo Thompson The Lesson
Daniel Jobim I'm Wishing
Déodat de Séverac À l'aube dans la montagne
Dennis Bovell Eye Water
Nicolas Jaar I Got A Woman
Gábor Szabó Galatea's Guitar
Joanna Newsom Divers
Johan Billing This Is How We Walk On The Moon (Radio Edit)
Johan Lindvall .oOo.
Lou Harrison Solo to Antony Cirone
Matt Sweeney Beast For Thee
Unni Løvlid Kvilesteinen
Maurice Ravel Miroirs for piano, no.5; La Vallee des cloches
Zazou Bikaye & CY1 Lamuka
Wednesday 22nd July 2015
Gideon Coe
The Label of Love is Ghost Box
16 / 41 Tracks
The Label of Love is Ghost Box, plus sessions from the Beatles, Blue States and others.

The Box Tops The Letter
The Beatles Dizzy Miss Lizzy
Television Venus
Pete Shelley Homosapien
Charles Mingus Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
Grandaddy Broken Household Appliance National Forest
Deerhoof Running Thoughts
Half Man Half Biscuit Running Order Squabble Fest
Kathryn Joseph The Bird
Pye Corner Audio & Belbury Poly Pathways
Mammoth Penguins Played
The Focus Group Kinky Korner Klub
Sonny Hall & The Echoes My Big Fat Baby
The Shapes I Saw Batman In The Launderette
The Soundcarriers Somewhere To Land
Holy Esque Strange
10 000 Rusos Stakhanovets
The Fall Auto Chip 2014-2016
julie Bryne Prism Song
Steel Pulse Jah Pikney (Radio 1 Session, 31 Aug 1977)
Accü Pinpoint (feat. Accü)
Steel Pulse Prediction (Radio 1 Session, 31 Aug 1977)
Belbury Poly Now Then/Chapel Perilous
The Insektlife Cycle Sungaze
Blue States Season Song - 6Music Session 05/09/2002
Moodoïd Je Suis Montagne
Terry Durham Crystal Telephone
Bruce Springsteen 4th Of July, Astbury Park (July)
The Sid Presley Experience Cold Turkey - BBC Session 31/05/1984
North Atlantic Maritime Wrecks
The Advisory Circle Mind How You Go
The Sid Presley Experience Hup 2 3 4 - BBC Session 31/05/1984
The Beatles Ticket To Ride - BBC Session 06/06/1965
Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby Do You Remember That? (6 Music Session, 8 Sep 2010)
Seamus Fogarty Ducks & Drakes
The Blue Aeroplanes Coats (Radio 1 Session, 15 Feb 1987)
Wreckless Eric & Amy Rigby Walls (6 Music Session, 8 Sep 2010)
Simon Love Wowie Zowie
The Cats Never Sleep Soma
Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers The Fenway
Steel Pulse Handsworth Revolution (Radio 1 Session, 31 Aug 1977)
Sunday 17th May 2015
Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service
22 / 29 Tracks
Dodgy opinion, crackpot theories, hare-brained schemes and beautiful, beautiful music.

Destiny’s Child Bootylicious
Kings of Convenience Homesick
Enya Boadicea
Stevie Nicks Edge Of Seventeen
Roy Orbison In Dreams
Queens of the Stone Age White Wedding
CAN I'm So Green
Jean Gabin Maintenant Je Sais
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Elle S'Echappe
Taj Mahal Fishin' Blues
The Focus Group The Be Colony
Dick Gaughan The Father's Song
Faust Herbststimmung
James Canty Deborah
Ivor Cutler Piano Tuner Song 2000 AD
Jesse Winchester Defying Gravity
Michael Rother Feuerland
Magna Carta Isn't It Funny (And Not a Little Bit Strange)
B.B. King My Baby's Comin' Home
Ultravox Cross Fade
Moebius & Plank Conditionierer
Bukkene Bruse Runarvisa
Andrea Byrne Twinkle
Stella Pauvre Cloche
Atticus Finch What Have We Done To Each Other?
The Camarata Contemporary Chamber Group Gymnopedies No. 2 (Erik Satie)
Mike Cooper Saudade Do Santos-o-Velho
Philippe Corre Relâche - Entracte cinématographique
Gene Clark The American Dreamer
Wednesday 6th August 2014
Late Junction
Wednesday - Anne Hilde Neset
10 / 20 Tracks
Anne Hilde Neset presents tracks from a collaboration between Susanna and Jenny Hval.

Shabazz Palaces The Ballad of Lt. Maj. Winnings
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop Doctor Who
Eric Whitacre Lux Aurumque
To Rococo Rot Many Descriptions (feat. Arto Lindsay)
The Focus Group Kinky Korner Klub
Lord Executor Seven Skeletons Found In The Yard
Niobe Shirocco & Mistral
The Soundcarriers The Outsider
Laurence Crane Sparling
Delia Derbyshire Mattachin
Derya Trkan Taksim
Don Cherry Degi-Degi
Robin Rimbaud A Walk Through St. James
Helado Negro Are I Here
Hildur Gunadttir Heyr Himnasmiur
Kieran Hebden Across The Water
Lee Gamble You Concrete
[traditional] Rice Winnowing Song
Ltitia Sadier Then, I Will Love You Again
Tuesday 3rd June 2014
Gideon Coe
Jeff Buckley at Glastonbury 1995
18 / 36 Tracks
Jeff Buckley at Glastonbury 1995, plus Colourbox, Kid Congo Powers and AC Acoustics.

Damien Jurado Metallic Cloud
Angel Olsen High & Wild
Ramones 53rd & 3rd
The Felice Brothers Cherry Licorice
King Crimson I Talk To The Wind
Siouxsie and the Banshees Painted Bird
Little Sonny Wade In the Water
Rozi Plain See My Boat (Plaisir De France Remix)
Drugstore Solitary Party Groover
Larry Williams Slow Down
The Brilliant Corners Meet Me On Tuesdays
Heart Attack Alley New Instrumental
Pigbros Hedonist Hat
Rough Fields High Time
French For Rabbits The Other Side
The Drink Haunted Place
Luke Haines Drone City
Plaid Wallet
AC Acoustics Bluff Drive By (Radio 1 Session, 24 Jan 1997)
The Soft Boys If you Know Time - 6 Music Session 28/11/2002
Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds Floor-Lenght Hair (6 Music Session 22 Nov 2011)
AC Acoustics I Messiah Am Jailer (Radio 1 Session, 24 Jan 1997)
The Soft Boys When I Was A Kid - 6 Music Session 28/11/2002
Ty Segall The Floor
Working Week Venceremos (We Will Win - Jazz Dance Special 12" Version)
Les Big Byrd Tinitus Aeternum
Lucas Santtana Amor Meu Grande Amore (Bahia)
Jeff Buckley Dream Lover - Glastonbury 1995
Mick Abrahams Burning Rain Blues
The Focus Group Starry Wisdom
Jeff Buckley Grace - Glastonbury 1995
Mick Abrahams Not To Rearrange
The Leaf Library Greater Good
Jeff Buckley So Real - Glastonbury 1995
The Soft Boys Each Of Her Silver Wands - 6 Music Session 28/11/2002
Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds Catsuit Fruit (6 Music Session 22 Nov 2011)
Sunday 23rd March 2014
Stuart Maconie's Freakier Zone
4 / 9 Tracks
Anne Hilde Neset sends Stuart loopy talking about loops and cycles in music.

Black Moth Super Rainbow Zodiac Girls
Tim Exile Fortress
Holger Czukay Boat Woman Song
Shirley Collins Idumea
A. Stockhausen Gesang Der Jnglinge
Ester Brinkmann Noch Einmal
Kemper Norton Departing
The Focus Group Fruminous Numinous
William Basinski 04 92982.3
Sunday 2nd March 2014
Stuart Maconie's Freakier Zone
The Horrors join Stuart
4 / 9 Tracks
Tom and Rhys from The Horrors share a selection of their favourite freaky tracks.

Damon Don't You Feel Me
The Focus Group The Elektrik Karousel
Spider and the Flies Teslabeat
Glockenspiel Bellville
Allen Pound's Get Rich Searching In The Wilderness
Dorothy Ashby Joyful Grass & Grape
Jethro Tull Life?s A Long Song
Marsupilami Peace of Rome
Sleepy Love?s Immortal Fire
Wednesday 29th January 2014
Late Junction
Wednesday - Anne Hilde Neset
11 / 16 Tracks
Anne Hilde Neset presents a varied mix of music from the ancient to modern.

Atom Pop HD
Hype Williams break4love
Herbie Hancock Rain Dance
Alice Coltrane The Elements: Earth
Gail Laughton Pompeii 76 AD
CAN Millionenspiel
Joanna Brouk Lifting Off
Laurie Spiegel Appalachian Grove I
Les Baxter Sunken City
Rene Hell Kalashnikov Uzi
Derek Bailey M 5
Linda Perhacs Parallellograms
The Focus Group Activity And Scales
Eric Zann Voolas
The Focus Group Geometree Hou
Julia Shammas Holter Four Gardens
Sunday 8th September 2013
Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone
Throbbing Gristle chat to Stuart
12 / 18 Tracks
Stuart chats to Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, singer and founder member of Throbbing Gristle.

The Fiery Furnaces Here Comes The Summer
Riverside Celebrity Touch
Jacco Gardner the Riddle
Dutch Uncles Fragrant
Syd Barrett Golden Hair
Karl Bartos Atomium
Charanjit Singh Raga Bairagi
The Focus Group Kinky Korner Klub
Spontaneous Combustion Brainstorm
Syd Barrett Love You
Syd Barrett No Good Trying
Mr. Fox House Carpenter
Dando Shaft Cold Winf
Hugo Race Lifting Bodies
Syd Barrett Terapin
Throbbing Gristle Weeping
Picchio dal pozzo El Presidente
Samaris Goda Tungl
Wednesday 17th July 2013
Gideon Coe
The Groundhogs at the Paris Theatre in 1974
19 / 38 Tracks
The Groundhogs at the Paris Theatre in 1974, plus sessions from Lungleg and others.

Bob Dylan Lily Rosemary And The Jack Of Hearts
The Pastels Check My Heart
Boards of Canada Come to Dust
Marlena Shaw Liberation Conversation
The Winstons Amen, Brother
Mavis Staples Can You Get To That
Los Saicos Demolicion
The Zombies Friends Of Mine
Townes Van Zandt Mr Gold And Mr Mud
The Young Fresh Fellows When The Girls Get Here
The Young Rascals Groovin'
Trashcan Sinatras How Can I Apply...?
The Focus Group Kinky Korner Klub
Fats Domino Rockin' Bicycle
Bridie Jackson & The Arbour Prolong
Tom Verlaine Cry Mercy Judge
Tom Verlaine Scientist
God Is an Astronaut Spiral Code
Jon Hopkins Immunity
Kathryn Williams Covers
The Beta Band Shepherd's Dub - BBC Session 10/09/1997
Lung Leg Edith Massey
The Groundhogs Free From All Alarm - Paris Theatre 1974
Colleen Untitled Track 2 - 6Music Session 17/03/2008
Lung Leg Kung Fu On The Internet
The Groundhogs I Love Miss Orymy - Paris Theatre 1974
Dark Dark Dark Bright Bright Bright - 6Music Session 24/12/2010
Lung Leg Lungleg
The Groundhogs Ship On My Ocean - Paris Theatre 1974
Dark Dark Dark Wild Go - 6Music Session 10/12/2010
Lung Leg Small Screen Queen
The New Establishment The People Skanking
The Sufis Alone
Joe Strummer Tennessee Rain (Walker Soundtrack)
Mulatu Astatq Yekermo Sew
Robert Pollard I Killed A Man Who Looked Like You
Julia Shammas Holter In The Green Wild
The Beta Band B & A - BBC Session 10/09/1997
Monday 3rd June 2013
Gideon Coe
18 / 31 Tracks
Gideon is back in the hot seat with a featured concert from XTC.

Joy Division Transmission
Ry Cooder Paris, Texas
The Magnetic Fields I Don't Want To Get Over You
Mercury Rev Holes
John Murry California
The Slits Typical Girls
These New Puritans Fragment Two
The Focus Group Let's Listen
Rod Stewart An Old Raincoat Won't Ever Let You Down
Afro 70 Week End
The Brilliant Corners Why Do You Have To Go Out With Him When You Could Go Out With Me?
Johnny "Guitar" Watson Space Guitar
Animal Magic Life
The Deuce Coupes Gear Masher
The Proper Ornaments Waiting For The Summer
Nancy Elizabeth Simon Says Dance
Goat Stonegoat
Jon Hopkins Immunity
Marissa Nadler Diamond Heart - 6Music Session 13/03/2007
Marissa Nadler Dying Breed - 6Music Session 13/03/2007
Animal Magic Love Makes The World Go Square
Cantaloupe Splish
Milk Maid Can't You See? - 6Music Session 30/08/2010
Dreadzone Good The Bad And The Dread - BBC Session 19/07/1985
Milk Maid Such Fun - 6Music Session 30/08/2010
Dreadzone Zion Youth - BBC Session 19/07/1985
XTC Are You Receiving Me - Hammersmith Odeon 1980
XTC Burning With Optimism's Flames - Hammersmith Odeon 1980
XTC Making Plans For Nigel - Hammersmith Odeon 1980
XTC This Is Pop - Hammersmith Odeon 1980
The Experimental Pop Band Outside
Monday 20th May 2013
Gideon Coe
21 / 38 Tracks
Gideon's featured concert is Adem live at Summer Sundae in 2004.

Savages No Face
The Doors Break On Through
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band Sure Nuff And Yes I Do
The Clash Broadway
The Doors The Crystal Ship
The Smiths Stretch Out And Wait
The Clash Janie Jones
These New Puritans Fragment two
Marcos Valle Garra
Pete Roe Creeper's Call
Adem Love And Other Planets
Lumerians Koman Tong
The Blue Aeroplanes Huh!
King Creosote There's None Of That
The Focus Group Kinky Korner Klub
Trembling Blue Stars With Every Story
Goat Stonegoat
Baths Miasma Sky
Lanterns on the Lake Another Tale From Another English Town
The Proper Ornaments Waiting For The Summer
Melt Yourself Down Free Walk
Adam and The Ants It Dosen't Matter - BBC Session 23/01/1978
Cocteau Twins Garlands - BBC Session 21/06/1982
Adam and The Ants Puetro-Rican - BBC Session 23/01/1978
The What Four I'm Gonna Destroy That Boy
The Young Knives Maureen
Gramme Like You
Amor de Das Day
Ivor Cutler Ben Jacob
Cabaret Voltaire Digital Rasta - BBC Session 10/10/1984
Yabby U Jah Love Dub
Cabaret Voltaire Kino - BBC Session 10/10/1984
Cabaret Voltaire Ruthless - BBC Session 10/10/1984
Cabaret Voltaire Sensora - BBC Session 10/10/1984
Mazzy Star Flowers In December - BBC Session 31/10/1996
The Handsome Family Octopus (Marc Riley Session 200513) FOR GIDEON
Mazzy Star Hollah - BBC Session 31/10/1996
Cocteau Twins Alas Dies Laughing - BBC Session 21/06/1982
Sunday 14th April 2013
Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone
The Haxan Cloak chats to Stuart
16 / 20 Tracks
The Haxan Cloak chats to Stuart about his album of dark and disorientating soundscapes.

James Blake Retrograde
Captain Beefheart Zig Zag Wanderer
Aphex Twin Ptolemy
The Cowsills The Rain, The Park and Other Things
Country Joe and the Fish Flying High
West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band The Smell Of Incense
Karl Bartos International Velvet
Country Joe and the Fish Section 43
Country Joe and the Fish Grace
Country Joe and the Fish Masked Marauder
McCoy Tyner Impressions
Ergo Phizmiz I Don't Believe
The Haxan Cloak Excavation (Part 1)
The Haxan Cloak Excavation Part 2
The Haxan Cloak The Drop
Giles, Giles & Fripp Make It Today (A)
radio.string.quartet.vienna Peace
The Focus Group The Heavy Blessing
The Haxan Cloak Consumed 1
Wendy & Bonnie You Keep Hanging Up My Mind
Sunday 3rd March 2013
Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service
15 / 19 Tracks
Dodgy opinion, crackpot theories, hare-brained schemes and beautiful, beautiful music.

Yo La Tengo Ohm
New Order Blue Monday
Beach House Turtle Island
Jimi Hendrix Star Spangled Banner (Live)
Dire Straits Iron Hand
Christopher Owens Lysandres Theme / Here We Go
The Kills Crazy
Brian Eno By This River
Leonard Cohen Passing Through (Live)
Vincent Gallo When
Sweet Alexander Graham Bell
John Barry Try
Daniel Johnston King Kong
Robyn Hitchcock Winter Love
Robyn Hitchcock Carcasses
Roots Radics Craftsman dub
The Focus Group Pan Calling / Through the Green Lens
Haiku Salut Leaf Stricken